Thank you for your information fleshing out my great grandmother's (Lydia Ann Shepherd nee Reed) sister's (Mahalia Kilborn nee Reed) family.If you have any further information or if you are descended from this family, I should like to stay in contact since you would be my cousin. I should love to know how you are related.Please contact me.
This information would appear to agree with the 1870 & 1880 census on the Charles Kilborn family which I shall post here in case you don't already have it.
Census data from my records: 1870 census roll 0395 pg 128A. Baltimore twp., Henry Co. Charles Kilburn, 30, Farmer, Ia.Mahala, 27, Oh.Myron L. 4,Ia.Eliza L. 2, Ia.
1880 census Census Place: Baltimore, Henry, Iowa Source: FHL Film 1254344National Archives Film T9-0344Page 378D Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace Charles KILBOURN Self M M W 41 TN Occ: Farming Fa: --- Mo: --- Mahalia KILBOURN Wife F M W 38 OH Occ: Keeping Fa: VA Mo: --- Miron S. KILBOURN Son M S W 14 IA Fa: TN Mo: OH Eliza S. KILBOURN Dau F S W 12 IA Fa: TN Mo: OH Margaret KILBOURN Dau F S W 3 IA Fa: TN Mo: OH
If SKS has any information on this family or the Reed's or Shepherd's or research guidance please contact me.